Alfred Desmarais

12 April 1926–5 November 1996 (Age 70)
Benny, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Alfred

When Alfred Desmarais was born on 12 April 1926, in Benny, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, his father, Alfred Sr. Desmarais, was 33 and his mother, Mary Mahzenekezhek (Masinigijig), was 20. He married Therese Lacroix on 18 July 1950, in Chapleau, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 5 November 1996, in Chomedey, Laval, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 70, and was buried in Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Desmarais
1926–1996
Therese Lacroix
1934–2017
Marriage: 18 July 1950
Radolphe Alfred Arsene Desmarais
1952–2016

Spouse and Children

    Male1926–1996Male

    Therese Lacroix

    Female1934–2017Female

MARRIAGE
18 July 1950
Chapleau, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
children

(1)

    Radolphe Alfred Arsene Desmarais

    Male1952–2016Male

Parents and Siblings

    Alfred Sr. Desmarais

    Male1892–1938Male

    Mary Mahzenekezhek (Masinigijig)

    Female1905–1941Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (7)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 8

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 17

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 29

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

French: habitational name for someone from any of various places named with Old French mareis, maresc ‘marsh’, as for example Les Marets, in Seine-et-Marne, Centre, Nord, and Picardy.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Alfred Desmarais, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alfred Desmarais - Individual or family possessions: male

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